| Tech Board|| Help with getting Java to run for Blackboard (Windows 7 Home Premium) - BluegrassBelle on 8/17/14 at 2:39 pm|
Starting classes Monday with a local college that uses Blackboard. Apparently Java is one of the things needed. I've tried everything under the sun to try to get my browsers to enable Java (I use Chrome, have IE, and downloaded Firefox with no success).
- Downloaded the 32-bit and 64-bit Java ap...
| More Sports Board|| DT Amobi Okoye back in the NFL despite rare disease and coma - BluegrassBelle on 8/15/14 at 10:12 pm|
Pretty incredible story about his comeback an extremely rare disease, medically induced coma, and have to learn how to function again much less play football.
[quote]OXNARD, Calif. — As soon as next Monday, Amobi Okoye is expected to practice football. He’s going to crouch down in a stance. And ...
| SEC Rant|| Bahamas Tour: Kentucky 74 vs Puerto Rico 49 - Final (1-0) - ESPN U - BluegrassBelle on 8/10/14 at 12:05 pm|
Go Cats :nana:...
| Off-Topic Board|| Prayers sent Arkansas and USCe fans - BluegrassBelle on 8/9/14 at 2:12 pm|
Sounds like you're stuck with her for awhile.
[quote]Arkansas - Their filing fee of $165 is affordable, but it has a minimum processing time of 540 days (the longest in the country). There is also a mandatory 18-month period of separation, and any co-habitation during that period will reset the c...
| Kentucky Sports|| UK Football Media Day Recap - BluegrassBelle on 8/9/14 at 11:03 am|
Just some videos from UK Football's Media Day.
[u]AD and Coaches Press Conferences[/u]
[link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFWD3cC1A3A)]Head Coach Mark Stoops[/link]
| Kentucky Sports|| Meet the Wildcats (BB) 2014-15 Edition - BluegrassBelle on 8/7/14 at 10:42 pm|
CoachCal.com has started releasing their annual "Meet the Wildcats" series which will feature all the UK newcomers over the coming weeks.
So far they've released two for those that are interested.
[link=(http://www.coachcal.com/30500/2014/07/meet-wildcats-towns-wise-beyond-years/)]Meet the W...
| Movie/TV Board|| Potential character descriptions and actors/actresses for True Detective? - BluegrassBelle on 8/5/14 at 6:23 pm|
VanityFair is claiming they have the scoop at the very least on character descriptions as well as the actors/actresses in the lead for the respective roles. Some are pretty vague but here you go (copying and pasting since the article has gone down twice since I tried to post it).
| Tennessee Sports|| Current UK BB team to face off against former Vol in Bahamas tournament - BluegrassBelle on 8/5/14 at 6:01 pm|
In case you wanted a little basketball in your off-season, during UK's Bahamas trip from Aug 10-17, UK will be facing off against a handful of international teams. One of those teams is Champagne Chalons-Reim, a French club team who will feature none other than former Volunteer Ron Slay.
| Kentucky Sports|| Big Blue Bahamas Exhibition Tour - Aug 10-17 - ESPN U and SEC Network - BluegrassBelle on 8/4/14 at 8:46 pm|
Wanted to fire this one up for all our Big Blue Bahamas info/news. For our visitors, 2014-15 UK Basketball is eligible for their out of country tour this season and they're playing multiple national teams in the Bahamas.
Radio: WLAP-AM (630) in Lexing...
| Kentucky Sports|| 2014 UK Football Fall Practice Thread - BluegrassBelle on 8/4/14 at 8:28 pm|
Just figured I'd start this up to update with fall practice reports as they come out.
Not much on Day 1. Elam looked good and was mentioned by Bud Dupree as well as the coaches as a potential early contributor. Not much news on the QBs other than they're providing good competition.
| Off-Topic Board|| This "rape culture" business has gotten out of control - BluegrassBelle on 7/31/14 at 7:48 pm|
[quote]"We don't notice it in fairy tales either," Angyal said. "We always teach our children that persistence is admirable and desirable and you should be willing to do anything to get the person of your dreams. It's not going to register as a violation of consent. We are always taught that a man c...
| Off-Topic Board|| SEC OTB: Declare war on UofL fans! - BluegrassBelle on 7/29/14 at 3:00 pm|
It's time we put a stop to this linebeard, Crown Royal toting madness. These guys think because of the "Year of the Cardinal" that they rule our NCAA world. If it was up to the Cardinal liberators the SEC wouldn't exist. We need to take back our sporting institutions from these heathens. Wouldn't yo...
| Movie/TV Board|| Longmire - Anyone watching? (Season Finale Spoilers) - BluegrassBelle on 7/28/14 at 10:40 pm|
Thought tonight's episode was pretty damn good. Branch has lost his shite. Henry is as good as fricked (the Red Pony is my kind of bar too :sad:). And crazy arse white warrior sum bitches trying to kill my homie Longmire....
| Kentucky Sports|| Kentucky voters for SEC Rant Football Power Rankings - BluegrassBelle on 7/28/14 at 3:13 pm|
I know we've added some new folks as of late but we are needing some volunteers to represent the Kentucky contingent for the SEC Rant Football Rankings. A couple of our regulars who volunteered have not responded so I'm throwing this out to any of our new folks as well.
If you're in...
| Kentucky Sports|| Last of the "Fabulous Five", Wah Wah Jones, passes away - BluegrassBelle on 7/27/14 at 10:08 pm|
[quote]LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Word drifted out Sunday that Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones had passed away, followed by the somber realization that the last of the University of Kentucky's famed Fabulous Five has passed into legend.
I'm not the one to eulogize Jones. I didn't know him. I interviewed h...
| Movie/TV Board|| Cinderella Man on HBO - BluegrassBelle on 7/22/14 at 10:49 pm|
I don't know why but I always end up forgetting to put this one on my "Favorite Sports Movies" list. Just passed the scene where Jim has to go to MSG and beg for money to get his electric back on and kids back. The feels. ...
| SEC Recruiting|| #1 2015 RB Damien Harris (Berea, KY) announces dates for Top 5 & final decision - BluegrassBelle on 7/21/14 at 8:01 pm|
Per his Twitter:
Top 5 coming August 1st, decision coming December 13th![/quote]
As of right now he's listed as the #1 RB in the 2015 class by 247. Crystal Ball shows O...
| Movie/TV Board|| FX tweaks ratings model for The Strain by looking at/releasing Live+3 numbers - BluegrassBelle on 7/21/14 at 7:13 pm|
Can't help but think this is a good thing if other networks pick up this practice and legitimately start looking at DVR numbers. Now whether that happens, who knows. At least it's good to have out there.
[quote]FX drama “The Strain” has delivered impressive ratings since its Sunday night premier...
| Off-Topic Board|| Here's your card - BluegrassBelle on 7/21/14 at 5:59 pm|
Woman gives out "Harrassment Cards" to men who "cat call" her on the street.
[quote]28-year-old Minneapolis resident "Lindsey" (who goes by only a first name to keep her anonymity) has been confronting catcallers with anti-harassment cards and secretly recording their reactions.
| Off-Topic Board|| Spinoff Thread: Thoughts on marriage - BluegrassBelle on 7/21/14 at 1:17 pm|
Since it's come up a couple times in the Pigfeet thread and others, I'm curious as to the OTB's opinion.
Do you think marriage is still a valid institution today?*
If you don't, why not? I see the term archaic thrown around a lot and am curious as to why some think that applies.
| Off-Topic Board|| National Junk Food Day (Your favorite junk food) - BluegrassBelle on 7/21/14 at 11:40 am|
In honor of National Junk Food Day (it's not everyday for some of us, I promise), I have to share my love for Reese's Cups. Those damn devilish disks of peanut buttery goodness are the tits.
What's your go to junk food? ...
| Kentucky Sports|| In case you haven't been following UK Football recruiting - BluegrassBelle on 7/19/14 at 1:42 pm|
[quote]University of Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops picked up his first class of 2015 commitment from a defensive back on Friday night. A little while later, he got a second.
Florida safety Marcus Walker and Ohio cornerback Kei Beckham were both on campus for the Friday Night Blue Lights Cam...
| More Sports Board|| The 50 Best Players in College Basketball for 14-15 (USA Today/TBL) - BluegrassBelle on 7/18/14 at 7:01 pm|
[quote]For the fourth summer in a row, we’re tackling the 50 best players in College Basketball. Here’s the list from 2011-2012, here’s the list from 2012-2013, and here’s the list from 2013-2014. Surely a name or two or 10 will outrage you. There’s a dozen or so players listed at t...
| SEC Rant|| 50 Best Players in College Basketball for 14-15 (Multiple SEC Players) - BluegrassBelle on 7/18/14 at 6:50 pm|
From USAToday's The Big Lead. Kentucky, Florida, LSU, and Arkansas all represented.
[quote]For the fourth summer in a row, we’re tackling the 50 best players in College Basketball. Here’s the list from 2011-2012, here’s the list from 2012-2013, and here’s the list from 2013-2014...
| Off-Topic Board|| When holding out on the hubby goes horribly wrong - BluegrassBelle on 7/18/14 at 4:48 pm|
Man sends his wife a spreadsheet of every excuse she's come up with in 7 weeks to not sleep with him and is currently not communicating with her. :lol:
[quote]This is a side of him ...
| SEC Rant|| UK's AJ Reed wins Golden Spikes Award - BluegrassBelle on 7/17/14 at 11:35 am|
Makes a clean sweep of NPOY awards. LSU's Nola was also a finalist.
[quote]LOS ANGELES - Kentucky's A.J. Reed was selected as the recipient of the 2014 Golden Spikes Award on Thursday, USA Baseball announced. In the prestigious award's 37th year recognizing the top amateur baseball player in the...
| Off-Topic Board|| Gas prices in your area? - BluegrassBelle on 7/12/14 at 4:23 pm|
Having driven through Kentucky, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, and Florida in the last couple weeks I've noticed how ridiculously high Louisville's gas prices are. I just saw on my FB that downtown Louisville has gas for $4.19 a gallon and it was $3.99 for a few weeks before I left on vacation. It...
| Off-Topic Board|| IM cruisin' down the block in my six fo' - BluegrassBelle on 6/28/14 at 9:13 pm|
Jockin' the bitches, slappin' the hos.
Evenin' all. ...
| Movie/TV Board|| Netflix releases Season 1-3 'The Killing" Trailer - Last 6 eps to air Aug 1st - BluegrassBelle on 6/20/14 at 10:44 pm|
[quote]Netflix is bringing “The Killing” fans up to speed on the murder-mystery series, hoping to whet appetites for its debut of the fourth and final season of the series — and to spur binge-viewing of the prior episodes.
The subscription VOD leader released a 114-second recap video Friday on Yo...
| Kentucky Sports|| Tyler Ulis injures ankle in pickup game - BluegrassBelle on 6/19/14 at 6:35 pm|
Apparently wearing a boot for precautionary reasons which seems to indicate it's not too bad. Just something to watch headed into their August trip to the Bahamas.